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Herinneringen van een jachtvliegerMartin Leeuwis Publications2023Dutch704 pg.978 94 90008 321Review written by: Rene Verjans
(Nederlands) Van alle luchtvaartboeken die ik heb is dit wel een heel bijzonder boek; het is een boek in twee delen. Oorspronkelijk zou het boek 850 pagina’s dik zijn, maar dat werd te gek. Daarom is in overleg met uitgever
Martin Leeuwis besloten gekozen voor een tweedelige set boeken, met totaal meer dan 700 pagina’s op A4-formaat Nederlandse luchtmacht geschiedenis en honderden foto’s. Evert Motshagen is luchtmacht-vlieger en startte in 1954 met zijn eerste trainingsvlucht op een Fokker S-11 om 30 jaar later in 1984 te eindigen op een F-16. Welk vliegtuig vloog hij niet? Wat een carrière!
Pacific Tomcat – A pictorial History of the F-14 Tomcat in the Pacific FleetScramble 4 Productions, LLC2022English144 pg.979-8985799705Review written by: Rene Verjans
This time a review of a picture book. A great edition it is as well and from photographer James Geer, who is great fan of the F-14 Tomcat!
MISSING, PRESUMED DEAD,Fighting High Publishing2022English240 pg.ASIN : B0BGMBML86Review written by: Joris Gonggrijp
This book contains several concurrent stories. The setting is the early days of the WW II advance of Imperial Japanese Forces towards Australia. At New Guinea the Aussies, before eventually receiving US support, desperately tried to keep a foothold. The only plane which had the range and bombing capacity to fly from Australia to New […]
The Learjet History: Beginnings, Innovations and UtilizationSpringer2022English389 pg.ISBN-10 : 303106030X ISBN-13 : 978-3031060304Review written by: Max Heldring
This book is a monument for the Learjet and Bill Lear written with an unbelievable amount of technical information supported by visual printed content, drawings of modifications and a great amount of photographs. A must for every LJ pilot or business pilot and their worldwide users. The authors must have worked on this for years because all technicalities are well researched and detailed described. I am sure competition must have acquired this book also. The company delivered the last Learjet in May 2021 having produced 3056 models.
Red Dragon ‘Flankers’, China’s Prolific ‘Flanker’ FamilyHarpia Publishing Verlags GmbH2022English254 pg.978-1-950394-10-4Review written by: Rene Verjans
Andreas Rupprecht writes cool books! And who says Rupprecht, says China! This is the umpteenth book of him, published by Harpia Publishing. I am really very happy with this publisher and what they have published till now. On their site it states at the category ‘Strategic handbooks’, only 1 book, but, as far as I am concerned, all the books – also this one – can be stated in this category, when it concerns nowadays airforces or other flying army units. As the quality and information value can be rated as ‘good’!
RAF in Camera – 100 Years on DisplayPen and Sword Books2022English472 pg.ISBN: 9781526752185Review written by: Rene Verjans
When you are talking about the best series of aviation books, then this one is absolutely in my top 3! Why? Just because I can..and must be! This book is 472 pages and contains, just as the other 3 books that were
published in the past years in this series, really beautiful pictures.
Short Finals: An Aviation Adventure. "It's Time To Fly"Independently published2021English186 pg.979-8713651503Review written by: Max Heldring
As the author said in his preview “strap yourself in the jump seat” and let Scot Gibson (the main person in this book ) fly you around the world. And that is what this book is all about. You fly with Scot during his active career as a pilot in so many different planes and different disciplines that it also a book for non aviators who are interested in the aviation world.
Cuban Migs- The Defenders of Castro’s Air ForceHarpia Publishing Verlags GmbH2022English144 pg.9781950394098Review written by: Rene Verjans
(Nederlands) Yes! Here is another book of one of the most beautiful series that I collect! This time ‘Cuban Migs’ -and for the people that do not know the books of Harpia Publishing-; a great book that is part of a large series of books that, in the meantime, is published by them.
England Is My Village and The World Owes Me a LivingHP Handheld Press1941English62 pg.978-1-912766-66-6Review written by: Joris Gonggrijp
John Llewelyn Rhys gained his pilot’s licence in 1934 and joined the RAF as a Reservist in the following year. He already had some writing experience and demonstrated his talent for it. He kept on flying until his untimely death in 1940 aged 29. So not much writing of this short lived pilot survived. England […]
Langs hier, langs daarMartin Leeuwis Publications2022Dutch192 pg.978 94 90008 277Review written by: Rene Verjans
Unfortenately only in Dutch